MLB Picks: Two Moneyline Underdog Values On Sunday’s Card

Ross Benjamin

Sunday, April 24, 2016 1:22 PM UTC

Sunday, Apr. 24, 2016 1:22 PM UTC

Our handicapping professional cashed in on both of his underdogs on Saturday with Cincinnati +150 and Philadelphia +125. Go inside to find out what his two best underdog MLB picks are for Sunday.

Seattle (Miley) vs. LA Angels (Shoemaker) 3:35 PM ET
Despite their 4-2 win on Saturday, the Angels are just 3-6 during its last nine games, and they’ve gone 3-5 at home. The Halos have been in a terrible offensive slump of late. They’re averaging a paltry 2.0 runs and 5.2 hits per game during its last five outings. Matt Shoemaker is slated to be on the mound for Los Angeles on Sunday. Shoemaker has posted a lofty 4.70 ERA during his first three starts of 2016. He faced Seattle three times a season ago, and compiled a somewhat respectable 3.72 ERA during those outings.

Seattle enters this AL West series finale on Sunday having won six of their last nine, and they’re an impressive 7-4 during away games thus far in 2016. The snag for Seattle on Sunday involves their scheduled starting pitcher Wade Miley. The veteran southpaw hurler has been awful during his first three starts of the season, posting a large 8.04 ERA, and 1.91 WHIP. However, Miley made two starts versus the Angels last season, and was dominant during those outings, posting an excellent 0.60 ERA in addition to a microscopic 0.53 WHIP.

Current (8:50 AM ET) MLB odds at The Greek provides me with a best combination of number and price for this specific wager.

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Free MLB Pick: Seattle +109
Best Line Offered: at YouWager


Boston (Owens) vs. Houston (Feldman) 8:05 PM ET
Since 9/27/2013, Scott Feldman has gone 0-3 during his team starts against Boston, and had an atrocious 15.23 ERA during those outings. Feldman allowed 7 earned runs or more in each of those starts. The Astros right-handed hurler isn’t exactly off to a good start this season. He’s gone 0-3 in his team starts with a lofty 1.63 WHIP. Feldman is a dismal 25-45 (.357) during his career team starts in night games at home.

Considering they were a playoff team a season ago, Houston is off to an extremely disappointing 5-12 start to the season. Additionally, they’ve lost four of its last five, and are 3-9 during their previous twelve games. Their offensive numbers thus far have been pretty much in line compared to last season. The Astros continue to have a poor team batting average, hit a lot of home runs, and strike out more than any team in baseball since the 2015 MLB campaign began.

The Red Sox bats seem to be coming alive during recent games. They’re average 6.0 runs and 12.7 hits per game over the previous four outings. Southpaw Henry Owens will make his 2016 debut start on Sunday. Owens went 4-4 during eleven starts a season ago and posted a 4.57 ERA.

With all things being accounted for, I like the underdog value in this game, and one of my Sunday MLB picks will indicate exactly that.

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Free MLB Pick: Boston +103
Best Line Offered: at Bookmaker

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